Magistic II Express Dinner Cruise in Sydney

Are you looking for hassle-free things to fit into your chock-a-block Sydney itinerary? We have the best option for you–an express dinner cruise on Magistic II. This evening experience includes a delicious buffet dinner featuring salads, entrees, main course dishes and dessert.

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Departure Location King Street Wharf
Boards 19:15
Departs 19:30
Returns 21:15

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CHILD AGE 2 - 13
  • 2hr express dinner cruise on Sydney Harbour (including boarding)
  • Multi-cuisine buffet dinner freshly prepared on board
  • Restaurant-quality dining with reserved seating and waiter service
  • 3 expansive outer decks for best views
  • Fully licensed bar on board to purchase drinks
CRUISE Beverages
  • Relaxing cruise for time-constrained tourists
  • Ambient dining venue with water views
  • Panoramic windows and climate-controlled interiors

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Please see our full terms of service on this link:  The terms and services supersede all other information provided, either on a website or by any of our staff members.

  • All guests/passengers must carefully check the booking confirmation and invoice and ensure that date of cruise, number of guests and all cruise inclusions and prices are correct. 
  • Requests for dietary (gluten-free, nut-free, dairy-free), substitutions and modifications of menus will be politely declined.
  • Please refer to our cancellation and transfer policy on the above link. Please note policies vary between regular lunch, dinner and sightseeing cruises and special event cruises (NYE, Australia Day, Valentine’s Day, VIVID Sydney, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and any other special event cruise). 
  • All requests for cancellations, amendments, transfer/change of date must be submitted in writing (WE DO NOT PROCESS THESE REQUESTS OVER THE PHONE). Please allow up to 14 days for your refund to be processed. 
  • We recommend all guests to arrive at the wharf at least 15 minutes prior to boarding time as shown on your confirmation ticket. No refund or credit will be issued for passengers that do not board the cruise on time (no show)
  • Our fleet does not offer wheelchair accessibility. Whilst our vessels are not wheelchair friendly, our crew will be happy to assist passengers with limited mobility in boarding the vessel both on the gangway and using the stairs, with your or a carer’s consent, where possible. We do not accept any risk or liability in relation to our staff providing assistance with boarding. Guests must make their own informed decision in choosing to access the vessel with assistance of the crew at the boarding point. Amenities on some of our boats are located on lower levels accessible by stairs only. We do not recommend our cruises to guests with mobility restrictions which prevent them from using stairs. We do not have facilities to store motorised wheelchairs or heavy/non-collapsible mobility devices, either onboard or on the wharf. If you contact our staff either by phone or email, our staffs’ comments are only to assist you in making your own informed decision on whether the vessel is suitable for the guest’s mobility requirements. Staff comments must not be misinterpreted that the vessels are wheelchair friendly. In the event that a guest is unable to access the vessel due to their mobility limitations, a refund will only be provided for the guest and 1 carer.
  • Cruise program, menu and beverage inclusions, and schedule are subject to change without notice. 
  • Beverage service for the duration of the cruise: Service begins from boarding (a selection of beer, wine & soft drinks) and stops 15 minutes prior to the end of cruise.
  • Sydney Harbour has very strict marine pollution (MARPOL) regulations. YOU OR YOUR GUESTS MUST NOT THROW ANY OBJECT INTO THE HARBOUR WHILST ON BOARD (Including cigarette butts, glassware & bottles). You will be liable to all fines imposed by the regulatory authority on behalf of you or your group. You are only allowed to smoke within designated smoking areas on board. As part of our privacy policy, if requested by authorities we are forced to disclose your details to regulators. Please refrain yourself and your group members from breaching these regulations at all times. We appreciate your cooperation.
  • We strictly adhere to NSW Responsible Service of Alcohol Guidelines and house policies are strictly enforced. Failure to comply may lead to the removal of the group from the vessel.
  • We do not offer split bills onboard. 
  • Seating requests must be made in writing 7 days prior to cruise but are not guaranteed. 
  • The Company reserves the right to transfer your booking to the next available cruise and re-issue you with a new e-ticket/confirmation. If you wish to not proceed with the scheduled new cruise, please forward the new e-ticket to the email above. 
  • Guests are not allowed to bring infants or children onboard without a valid ticket. 
  • There are no baby-changing facilities on board
  • We do not offer highchairs due to safety reasons. 
  • It is the obligation of the guests to ensure children below 14 are always accompanied by an adult or seated at the table. The company will not be responsible for any accidents due to non-compliance to this strict guideline. It is also important to ensure children do not disturb any other passengers.


29 April 2024

"Really enjoyed it crew on board excellent and helpful. Took time to point out sights on the observation deck.Service from Amy was excellent."

David C
25 February 2024

"Overall it was a good experience."

Ayesha J
11 February 2024

"We celebrated my sisters 50th birthday and the staff were very accommodating, friendly and fun in bringing out the birthday cake as we'd pre-arranged. Buffet meal was excellent and really good Harbour Views out all the windows. Overall the dinner cruise exceeded our expectations!"

Lynda R
15 January 2024

"We had a very delightful experience. The food was delicious and staff was very friendly and accomodating. Overall great time. Thank you."

Junaid T
09 January 2024

"Our cruise experience was exceptional from start to finish. The staff were welcoming and attentive. Ten out of ten!!"

Maria S
09 January 2024

"We would to thank our host, Natalie, for her attention and generosity. Thank you for an enjoyable and memorable evening."

Anthony J
30 December 2023

"We enjoyed our cruise the staff was freindly and clean environment."

Kelera B
28 December 2023

"Wonderful Cruise and great value."

Marke K
19 November 2023

"The drinks package was an added bonus. The food was amazing. The vessel was incredible. The views were spectacular."

Michelle A
21 August 2023

"We had a memorable night seeing the sight of Sydney in lights on our anniversary. We were well looked after by the excellent crew, especially Natalie who provided complimentary champagne for our special night."

Tim K
21 August 2023

"It was the best experience ever. Loved our time from the minute we were welcomed on by lovely Natalie. She made me feel so special for my birthday and the chefs & crew went over and beyond for me. Really really appreciate it. Loved how relaxed the evening was and we were able to do our own thing and not be stuck to a tight schedule. Views were brilliant! I will never forget tonight. Absolutely spectacular! Thankyou very much!"

Madison R
24 November 2018

"My husband and I enjoyed the dinner cruise to celebrate my 60th birthday, made extra special by your friendly staff. I would recommend to all our friends who visit Sydney. Thank you."


"We thoroughly enjoyed the cruise and show. Sanna and Brooke were very helpful with the change of cruises and the crew on board were very friendly. Will recommend to friends and family."


"Good food and good service, looking forward for another trip soon."


"Natalie was fabulous and literally went above and beyond to ensure we had an amazing time!!!"


"Was really Nice to spend time in a cruise with such a wonderful delicious buffet dinner and drinks with dessert and topping up with excellent customer service it made my husband really enjoy his birthday Cruise. Thanks to the captain for allowing us to take wonderful pictures and making it even more special for my husband."


"Thank you Natalie for kind and excellent service. You are truly a nice hostess."


"Really great onboard service. All your crew were excellent."


"On behalf of the The Hills Private Hospital southward staff, we wanted to say thank you all! We all had an amazing time. The food was 10/10, all the crew/staff are lovely, helpful and welcoming! Also thank you to Alex for accomodating our booking despite of a late notice. It was great, memorable night indeed! A much needed time for us nurses! Until ww cruise again!"


"The best cruise, the staff were amazing! My family had the best time ever. Definitely recommend to my family and friends!!"


"Thank you. Great experience . Will definitely recommend to others."


"Thank you for a great night. Food was great. Service excellent."

Kathy & Tim

"Very nice and relaxing cruise, food was great & staff were perfect."


"Thank you for allowing us to celebrate our wedding on the Magistic."


"Very enjoyable and relaxing experience. We travelled from Tasmania to holiday in Sydney and weren't sure of what to expect. The Dinner cruise exceeded our Expectations. Thank you."


"We had the most amazing night. The staff were fantastic , friendly, professional and attentive. In particular the manager was totally amazing and so lovely. We could not fault our cruise and will highly recommend you to everyone. We will be back!! Thank you."


"It was an amazing experience and we truly enjoyed it. We weren't expecting a lot from vegetarian spread but they surprised us with Indian vegetarian dinner which was really good."

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